Sunday, May 24, 2009

Bright Idea -- Go Dimmer!

Want an easy, affordable way to improve the lighting in your home? Go dimmer!

Yes, I know you need to have enough lighting from various sources in order to proper illuminate your space. But the sources and quantity of lighting are only part of the answer to creating a warm and inviting atmosphere in your home. Lighting that is too harsh can be a problem just as much as not enough light. Being able to control the light adds greatly to the mood you can set in a space.

A simple dimmer switch costs less than $15 and can be easily installed in just a few minutes using some basic tools. Check out this video from for a short tutorial on how you can install dimmer switches yourself. Make sure you choose the right dimmer for your needs because they vary based on the number of switches you have connected to the light source you want to control.

Take control of the lighting in your home with the simple, affordable addition of dimmer switches throughout your home. Whether you're having a romantic dinner for two, hosting a dinner party, relaxing by the fire, or playing a board game with the kids, you will enjoy being able to adjust the level of light in order to create the mood best suited to your activity. Once you go "dimmer", you'll never go back!


Mary Fasnacht of Feels Like Home Interiors helps home owners in Washington County, PA and the surrounding Pittsburgh area with their home staging and interior redesign needs. Her Stage to Sell services help sellers prepare their homes to make the best possible impression in today's challenging market. Her Stage to Stay services offer home owners an easy, affordable way to refresh and revitalize their homes. Please visit her website or call her at (724) 884-7148 to find out more about how she can make a difference for your home or listings.